Oil, Gas & Mining

04-12-2006
Tanganyika Oil Company is commissioning a new reserves analysis based on the results of drilling, and 3D seismic and steam stimulation at the Oudeh and Tishrin fields in Syria, which indicate a potential increase in oil resources and quality.
28-11-2006
Maurel & Prom, a French independent oil company, has signed a production sharing contract over Block XI located in central-west Syria
20-11-2006
Mahrukat is on its way to a record year in terms of sales as demand continues to grow.
13-11-2006
Petro-Canada has announced that it had acquired Marathon’s assets in two major gas fields near Palmyra
02-11-2006
Stratic Energy Corporation, the operator in Block 17, has announced that it had recently approved, together with its two partners, KUFPEC and DualEx Energy, an expanded seismic programme on Block 17.
16-10-2006
Dove Energy has begun drilling operations in the Mare’s field on Block VI
16-10-2006
Shell’s new investment in Syria is part of a long-term strategy says Campbell Keir, General Manager of Shell Syria, following the signing of two production sharing contracts with the Ministry of Oil
16-10-2006
The production of phosphate in the first three quarters of this year is in line with projections.
03-10-2006
Mahrukat is increasing its storage capacity.
22-09-2006
Drilling works on the Tigris well have started according to a statement from Gulfsands Petroleum.
22-09-2006
Crosco Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co., Ltd. has been awarded drilling, well logging and integrated service contracts by Hayan Petroleum Company.
22-09-2006
The Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources has announced that the Syrian Petroleum Company has discovered a new gas field in the area of Al-Braij, 100 km north of Damascus.
22-09-2006
The consumption of diesel has risen again in the first half of this year according to preliminary statistics from Mahrukat.
05-09-2006
The Government has decided to restructure the Oil and Gas sector by creating two bodies that will oversees separately the upstream and downstream sectors.
03-08-2006
Ryder Scott Company, L.P., an oil consultancy firm, has submitted an economic evaluation study of the Tigris structure in Block 26 after it had submitted earlier in the year a reserves evaluation study (Read Gulfsands starts drilling works on Block 26)...

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